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of pennsylvania. in the northeastern part of the state, heavily democratic, scranton, might be best known that joe biden is from there and hillary clinton, her dad was born there. eveready starts to campaign in scranton one way or another -- "the office," said, scranton, a town, voters have the gene for politics. host: a phone line to set aside for those of you who lived in pennsylvania. we want to hear from you as we focus on the key battleground state. terry madonna, since 1988, pennsylvania has gone democratic, the last time voting for republican bienick george herbert walker bush. why? guest: the democrats have been able to win suburban voters. , at a philadelphia with a huge edge -- the largest municipality in the state, a heavy concentration of democrats. if you win philadelphia and the suburbs, the four counties in lehigh valley -- out of the southeast by 650,000 votes, is pretty difficult to overcome that edge in other parts of the state, even if the republicans win that infamous t that we often refer to. the other point to remember about pennsylvania is that is dominated for the most part
democratic. the scranton may be best known. joe biden is from there. hillary clinton's father was born there. everyone starts to campaign in scranton in one way or another. in sitcoms, scranton is a town. they have an extra gene for politics. host: we have a phone line set aside for those of you who live in pennsylvania. we want to hear from you as we focus our series here on the key battleground states. terry madonna, since 1988, pennsylvania has gone democratic. last time they vote republican was for george herbert walker bush. why? guest: 2 when the suburban voters, as i pointed out a moment ago, they come out of philadelphia with a huge edge and that is the largest municipality in the state with a heavy concentration of democrats. if you win philadelphia in the out of thet's say southeast by 650,000 votes, it's pretty difficult to overcome that edge in other parts of the stage even if republicans win the infamous "t" we referred to. the other thing to remember about pennsylvania is that it is dominated by one television market. there are six tv markets in the state, but philadelphia cove
neighbors in scranton. he is talking about the people who belted this country. all they are looking for is an even shot. whenever given the shot, they have done it. whenever you level the playing field, they have been able to move. the president and i are not going to rest until the plane field is level, they have a clear shot, and peace of mind. until they can turn to their kid and said, honey, it will be ok. that is what this is all about. >> i want to thank you as well, martha. i want to thank you, joe. it has been an honor to engage in the critical debate. we face a very big choice. what kind of country are we going to be? what kind of country are we going to give our kids? president obama had his chance. he made his choices. his economic agenda, more spending, borrowing, higher taxes, a government takeover of health care -- it is not working. it has failed to create the jobs we need. 23 million americans are looking for work today. this is not what a real recovery looks like. you deserve better. mitt romney and i want to earn your support. we are offering real reforms for a rea
turf scranton, pennsylvania. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times, i think. jack kennedy lowered tax rates. >> now you're jack kennedy? >> ronald reagan -- >> biden trying to make a moment of his own capitalizing when ryan brought up jfk. >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal. >> what does that mean, a bunch of stuff? >> it's irish. >> we irish call it malarkey. >> it all came down to, again, stuff in this light moment. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton, pennsylvania, i'm in james, wisconsin. you know what the unemployment is in scranton? 10%. when you guys came in it's 8.5%. >> you don't read this. that's not how it's going. it's going down. >> look -- >> all right. you're going to hear more about the debate coming up throughout the day on msnbc. that is going to wrap up this hour of "jansing and company." i'm chris jansing. richard lui is in next. >> malarkey was my favorite. one of the top tweeted moments. >> unbelievable how much traction that got. >> have a good weekend. coming up this next hour, pardon the inter
that he kind of shut down the vice president. let's take a look here. >> the unemployment rate in scranton is today? it's 10%. you know what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that's how it's going all around american. >> that's not how it's going. >> this is a two-minute answer. >> reporter: now, that's his hometown of scranton. >> and the vice president is right that the overall unemployment is going down. but i think the vice president was making the point that it actually is worse than it was four years ago, and that's the point i think he wanted to try and drive home. jobs is the only issue, the main issue, that the romney camp has. when he spoke on that tonight, he was credible. but when he ventured into the foreign policy stuff, he was really way out of his depth. i'm calling it for the obama people tonight. this doesn't mean that the president is going to win this election, because he still has to do a good job next week. it's just that joe biden has set the table for him. >> thank you for your analysis don't. ken, dana, back to you guys. >>> we're still wondering whether paul
rate. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton and dime from wisconsin. do you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? 10%. do you know what it was when you came in? 8.5%. >> this was misleading since the unemployment rate is 7.8% in our nation, exactly where it was when obama took office. if >> he cherry pick the one city where he is from where unemployment has gone from 8.5% up to 10% but he also talked about his home town in wisconsin and the unemployment rate there has actually come down more than 4%. >> next, the obama tax plan. >> the average tax rate on businesses in the industrialized world as 25% and he wanted top effective tax rate above 40%. two-thirds of our jobs come from small businesses. this one a tax would tax 53% of small business and come. >> that include businesses people would not consider small businesses. it could include hedge funds that actually pull in hundreds of millions of dollars per year. >> the congressman cut embassies' security in his budget by $300 million below what we asked for. >> the "prior to the best -- the death of o
towns. he is from scranton, pennsylvania. i'm janesville, wisconsin. do you know what the unemployment rate is in scranton today? jamie: how did the vice president respond? we'll have that for you coming up. bill: serious questions about the obama administration policies in the middle east and especially the relationship now which have with our most important ally in that region. we're live in jerusalem for reaction on that. >> they see president obama in new york city the same day bebe netanyahu is, instead of meeting with him goes on a daily talk show. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] by the armful? by the barrelful? the carfu
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's happening in scranton, what will help people in scranton is not what paul ryan is talking about. >> the debate is about to start. wolf? >> only a few seconds away from the start of the debate. a 42-year-old republican vice presidential nominee, a 69-year-old sitting vice president of the united states. two very, very different men. they've both been preparing almost nonstop the last few days, but preparing for weeks and weeks and weeks. paul ryan making it clear that he's gone through a tunnel of issues. and the vice president wants to make sure he doesn't have one of those gaffes that have plagued him over the years. both of these candidates, they are ready, they're getting ready to walk onto the stage. they are about to be introduced by the moderator of this debate, martha raddatz. she will make the introduction right now. >> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice presidential debate of 2012, sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. i'm martha raddatz of abc news and i am honored to moderate this debate between two men who have dedicated much of their
similar towns. he's from pennsylvania, i'm from wisconsin. you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> it's 10%. >> yeah. >> you know what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that's how it's going all around america. >> reporter: for a vice presidential debate, the stakes were high tonight. after mitt romney's big win in denver and president obama's no-show performance there, biden needed to stop the bleeding. ryan was going for the jugular, seeking to build the momentum republicans are feeling. >> the next time you hear them say, don't worry about it, we'll get a few wealthy people to pay their fair share, watch out, middle class. the tax bill is coming to you. >> reporter: there was a stark generation gap on that stage tonight. joe biden, born in 1942, is older than the baby boomers. paul ryan, born in 1970, is younger than the baby boomers. and ryan looks it. today, "time" magazine published photos taken last year and on newsstands friday of ryan flexing his impressive guns, a backwards baseball cap and ear buds providing fodder for internet admiration
scanton, pennsylvania, i'm from wisconsin. you know the unemployment rate in scranton? >> sure do. >> it's 10%. the day you came in it was 8.5%. >> that's not how it's going. it's going down. >> joe biden and paul ryan met in danville, kentucky for the first and only vice president debate. the candidates split the air time almost right down the middle. tell your friends joe biden spoke for 1:20 longer than paul ryan did during last night's debate. ryan used 40 minutes and 12 seconds. he managed 450 more words than biden did during that span. now you know. let's huddle up around the water cooler to talk about the debate everybody is talking about. it's between two california democrats in the 30th district. howard berman on the left and bradsherman went head-to-head quite literally at pierce college in santa monica. they described this race as one of the ten nastiest in the country after redistricting the two incumbents against each other. they do not like each other. the two democrats nearly came to blows when the topic of immigration. >> he's either delusional or -- >> the official recor
in by an's home town. >> do you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. that is how it is going all around america. >> that is not how it is going. >> joe biden of more than made up for the president's passivity in his debate. he chuckled. he never stopped grinning to drive from the impression his opponents' arguments were a joke. >> what would my friend do differently? if you notice, he never answers the question. >> we would not refer to bashar al-assad as a reformer when he is killing civilians with russian-provided weapons? we would not be outsourcing foriegn policy to the united nations coming giving vladimir putin veto power over us. >> lively stuff, but spectators seemed divided. neither man stumbled. either lost. the pressure is still on. the president needs to put in a flawless performance in the next debate to redeem his reputation as the front runner. bbc news, kentucky. >> all eyes are on tuesday's presidential debates. it was a dangerous showdown that gripped the united states 50 years ago. it was october 28, 1962 when the cuban missile cri
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specifics of loopholes. this was the exchange over jobs. >> you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. in what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that is how it is going all around american. >> look, you don't read the statistics. that is not the way it is going. >> what epitomized this entire races this back-and-forth and the opposing side debating their accuracy. >> with respect to that quote, i think the vice president's very well knows that sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. [laughter] >> that little soliloquy on 47% you think he just made a mistake and i have to brigitte. >> this was the back and forth all night long. people love to pick a winner after these. both stand their ground tonight. paul ryan did not appear to be a novice. he seemed to be very serious and on his game. joe biden did a good job at speaking to the american people, looking into the camera and a lot of people watching this would hope that there will be three vice-presidential debate instead of presidential ones because they had a lot of firepower
with in scranton, my neighbors my parents that was the best thing for biden in the whole thing. >>> did you observe that part buchanan is glorifying here? >> i agree biden was very effective with that argument and it set you want something for ryan to attempt to discount it by saying ryan is full of all these gaffes all the time but i didn't think it came across as effectively as they wanted it do. it got a laugh but didn't kill the argument biden was making about the 47%. >>> when we come back, the benghazi blame game. you spent years hard at work, building your skills and talents, raising your family. and lately, like me, you're probably feeling a need to help your community. you have the time to give. you have the capacity to care. you have the experience to contribute. and your country needs you -- one of its greatest assets -- americans whose lifetime of knowledge and know-how will make the difference. so how can you impact the lives of others and change the future of our nation? take what you learned in the workplace and apply those skills to your community. shape tomorrow by being a mentor a
is from scranton pa. i am from janesville wisconsin. do know the unemployment rate? 10 percent. of the day you came into office? 8.5%. that is how would is going all over america. >> it is going down. >> he did very well. on medicare/medicaid security jobs for grow to go to toe withhe vice president on the military and foreign policy. he could hold his own. considering good demeanor of joe biden and interrupted 82 times. gerri: he had the hardest time drilling down the pacific's he corrected himself four times on numbers then with the war on afghanistan he could not go there. i was shocked at his performance. >> i thought it was typical except the hyper aggressiveness. he got a specific where he was specifically wrong saying raising the level of the tax cuts $1 million which is not the administration's position and it still is not. sometimes he plays fast and loose with the facts of the veal obama campaign calls them alive with t romney. i think paul ryan's should have pushed back. he was behaving in the rude manner the he should have been prepared he looked weak >> the moderator was expli
scranton, pennsylvania. i'm from wisconsin. do you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. >> when you came in it was 8.5%. >> that is not how it's going. it's going -- . >> two minute answers please. >> music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. dad vo: ok, time for bed, kiddo. lights out. ♪ (sirens) (train horn) ♪ vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. take the steps to reach yours, everyowith usgoals. with real advice, for real goals. the us bank wealth management advisor can help you. every step of the way. from big steps, to little steps. since 1863 we've helped guide our clients,
in danville kentucky and we're glad you're with us. >> joe and i from similar towns. he's from scranton, pennsylvania. i'm from wisconsin. do you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. >> when you came in it was 8.5%. >> that is not how it's going. it's going -- . >> two minute answers please. >> >>> tonight we're live from the site of the first and only vice presidential debate in the 2012 election season. joining me now in the spin room is chairman of the republican national committee. i want to play for you a story of the night. rude, mean. condescending. and interruptive. if i were a democrat i'd be pretty embarrassed that the vice president is so unvice presidential. >> that is the same word i was thinking about. for joe biden i think he embarrassed himself. i think his sparring partner must have been ed shults or something when it comes to manners. >> sean: i know you didn't have a chance but this went on. i tweeted at one point this isn't funny anymore. i'm worried about if joe is okay. and i was kidding around with senator mcconnell wonder fd
is a call from scranton, ariz. -- arkansas, i am sorry. bob is a republican. bob, are you there? >> yes, hello. we are on a fixed income here. i used to be a democrat before they run me out of it. anyhow, last year, we received $300 in a tax return. this year, we had to pay $360. i would like to know where the tax break is for the president. my medicine doubled. some of it tripled. i am understand this month will go up again. anyhow, it is a no-brainer. anybody who votes the democrat -- and i used to be a southern democrat and they ran me out of the party. they have socialism. it has nothing to do with no democratic party. as it stands now, no way i would vote for a democrat. i appreciate you taking my call. >> thank you for making it. bob from scranton, arkansas appeared we have a minute and a half left. we will take a couple of more calls and we'll show you these two facebook comments that could be more opposite -- that could not be more opposite. next is a call, kansas city, missouri, a democrat. >> how're you doing? >> great. what did you think? >> it was much better than the last d
not hear him say again. my grandfather from scranton used to say be where -- beware of the converted. he sure sounded converted, didn't he, during that debate? what happened to mitt romney? as my granddaughter might say, maybe casper the friendly ghost took him. i don't know. [laughter] look, i hear is the truth. they have made it very clear they do not have the same view on women's rights as we do. on women's health, they want to give the power back to the insurance companies were they can charge 50% more than men. when the governor was asked in the second debate, how do you feel about equal pay for equal work, what did he do? he started to talk about binders. binders. binders of qualified women he learned were out there. we call that an epiphany in the catholic church. we never did learn if he believes women are entitled to equal pay for equal work. barack obama and i are committed to equal pay. we are absolutely committed to making sure that his daughters and my granddaughter's have the exact same rights as my son and my grandson's. [cheers and applause] and folks, as jill said, just
scranton, pennsylvania, i'm from wisconsin. you know what the unemployment in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> 10%. you know what it was the day you came in? 8.5%. >> reporter: they say this is misleading, 7.8% is exactly where it was when president obama took office. >> he cherry picked one city, where unemployment has gone from 8.5% to 10%. however, he also talked about his hometown of jamesville, wisconsin. and there, the unemployment rate has actually come down more than 4 percentage points. >> reporter: next, congressman ryan on the obama tax plan. >> the average tax rate on businesses in the industrialized world is 25%, and the president wants the top affected tax rate on successful small businesses to go above 40%. two-thirds of our jobs come from small businesses. this one tax would actually tax about 53% of small business income. >> it's not 53%. it includes a lot of businesses that people would not consider small businesses. biden was correct, it could include hedge funds that pull in hundreds of millions of dollars a year. >> reporter: mr. biden talks about how the house repu
grew up in, my neighbors in scranton and claymont. he's talking about the people that have built this country. all they're looking for, martha, all they're looking for is an even shot. whenever you give them the shot, they've done it. they've done it. whenever you level the playing field, they've been able to move. they want a little bit of peace of mind. and the president and i are not going to rest until that playing field is leveled. they, in fact, have a clear shot and they have peace of mind. until they can turn to their kid and say with a degree of confidence, honey, it's going to be okay. it's going to be okay. that's what this is all about. >> congressman ryan? >> i want to thank you as well, martha. danville, kentucky, centre college. i want to thank you, joe. it's been an honor to engage in this critical debate. we face a very big choice. what kind of country are we going to be? what kind of country are we going to give our kids? president obama, he had his chance. he made his choices. his economic agenda, more spending, more borrowing, higher taxes, a government takeov
responsibility. >> mr. ryan. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton, pennsylvania, i'm from wisconsinment you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today. >> sure do. >> it's 10%. >> yeah. >> you know what it was the day you came in, 8.5%. that's how it is going all around america. look, you. >> you don't read the statistics, that's not how it is going t is going down. >> this is his 2 minute answer, please. >> did they come in and inherit a tough situation? absolutely. but we're going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3%. that's slower than it grew last year. and last year was slower than the year before. job growth in september was slower than it was in august, and august was slower than it was in july. we're heading in the wrong direction. 23 million americans are struggling for work today. 15% of americans are living in poverty today. this is not what a real recovery looks like. we need real reforms for a real recovery. and that's exactly what mitt romney and i are proposing. it's a five point pl
time. now look at this, joe biden from scranton, pennsylvania. paul ryan from janesville, wisconsin. most of their time spent right here, they are the blue collar warriors. expect a lot of talk tonight about the middle class. >> let's get to our interview with congressman paul ryan. he tells dana bash that his debate preparations have been lengthy and thorough. a lot like the way he gets ready to go deer hunting. >> i want to start by telling you what a source who i spoke with said about you and how you prepare for hunting. you wash your clothes and shower in nonscented detergent. i know that this is somewhat typical for hunting, but you take it to another level. >> if you're into bow hunting, that's the way to do it, to be successful. i like the strategy of bow hunting and it takes a lot of preparation. i do take it seriously, because i'm much more successful if i prepare the right way. >> how does that speak to how meticulous you are? >> i've just always believed if you're going to do something, do it well. you're talking about the debate. joe biden has been doing this a long time
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